Recent purchases - Part II

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by scott.m, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. sexonfabric

    sexonfabric Senior member

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    needs turban :D
     
  2. the shah

    the shah Persian Bro #2 and enabler-in-chief

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    i've no clue what this means, but i agree that a turban would indeed draw attention away from the torso-enveloping disaster which is a net benefit

    case in point: you can't even notice the awful bow-tie once the turban is in place
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  3. sexonfabric

    sexonfabric Senior member

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    Genuine LOL

    Very good!!
     
  4. artishard116

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    I hate when ribbing makes sweaters bulge out at the bottom.
     
  5. brad-t

    brad-t Bae Blade

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    Desi Senior member

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    the Raf sweater is like someone fucking your face full of awesome hybrid semen.
     
  7. A Fellow Linguist

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    This sweater has a kind of sub-pattern, in a different shade, a particularly irritating one, for you can only see it in certain lights, and not clearly then.

    But in the places where it isn't faded and where the sun is just so - I can see a strange, provoking, formless sort of figure, that seems to skulk about behind that silly and conspicuous front design.

    It dwells in my mind so!

    I lie here on this great immovable bed - it is nailed down, I believe - and follow that pattern about by the hour. It is as good as gymnastics, I assure you. I start, we'll say, at the bottom, down in the corner over there where it has not been touched, and I determine for the thousandth time that I will follow that pointless pattern to some sort of a conclusion.

    I know a little of the principle of design, and I know this thing was not arranged on any laws of radiation, or alternation, or repetition, or symmetry, or anything else that I ever heard of. It is repeated, of course, by the breadths, but not otherwise. Looked at in one way each breadth stands alone, the bloated curves and flourishes - a kind of "debased Fair-Isle" with delirium tremens - go waddling up and down in isolated columns of fatuity. But, on the other hand, they connect diagonally, and the sprawling outlines run off in great slanting waves of optic horror, like a lot of wallowing seaweeds in full chase. The whole thing goes horizontally, too, at least it seems so, and I exhaust myself in trying to distinguish the order of its going in that direction.

    There are things in that sweater that nobody knows but me, or ever will.

    Behind that outside pattern the dim shapes get clearer every day.

    It is always the same shape, only very numerous.

     
  8. GoldenTribe

    GoldenTribe Senior member

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    Holy shit!!

    I was JUST about to post this (I had already navigated to the text online), though in Gilman's words without modification.

    Sipang was that an intentional reference??? I'm guessing not, but hot damn.


     
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    Ditto. Fuck ribbing. Eat ribs
     
  10. A Fellow Linguist

    A Fellow Linguist Senior member

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    I thought about redoing the whole thing to be about the Raf sweater, but quickly decided that it would be ridiculous. I'm not surprised you had the same idea, that story is scary as shit.
     
  11. DLester

    DLester Senior member

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    lol. Raf sweater is now a meme.

    Bomber too small, going back. I am undecided on the controversial sweater...
     
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  12. A Fellow Linguist

    A Fellow Linguist Senior member

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    Much has been written, some of it quite intelligent, about the spatial anomalies and inconsistencies in the Raf sweater: there are patterns and colours that should not be there and seams that couldn’t possibly lead to anywhere, shapes appear to be in one place in one picture and another place in another, hems and cuffs appear and disappear from picture to picture, Fair-Isle motifs move from one section to another, and the layout of the sweater makes no physical sense.
     
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    sipang Senior member

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    Thanks for this, it was awesome, I need to read that short now.



    You mean a reference to Gilman ?



    That one I know !
     
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  15. GoldenTribe

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    Now specific individual movie reviews are identifiable? :embar:

    I know what it is, but still.
     
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